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File #: 160462    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/12/2016 In control: Committee on Licenses and Inspections
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: Amending Subcode "A" (The Philadelphia Administrative Code), Subcode "F" (The Philadelphia Fire Code) and Subcode "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code) of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, by adding certain provisions related to maintenance and inspection of fire escapes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: FIRE CODE, PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE
Code sections: SUBCODE "F" - (THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE CODE), SUBCODE "PM" - (THE PHILADELPHIA PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE), Title 4 - THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16046200.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
6/28/20160 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
6/16/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
6/9/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
6/9/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
6/9/20160 Committee on Licenses and Inspections REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
5/12/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available
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Amending Subcode "A" (The Philadelphia Administrative Code), Subcode "F" (The Philadelphia Fire Code) and Subcode "PM" (The Philadelphia Property Maintenance Code) of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code, by adding certain provisions related to maintenance and inspection of fire escapes; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Subcode "A" of Title 4 (The Philadelphia Administrative Code) is amended to read as follows:

SUBCODE "A" (THE PHILADELPHIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)

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CHAPTER 6
PENALTIES

SECTION A-601 FINES

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A-601.3 Fines for Class III offenses: Notwithstanding subsection A-601.1, any person who violates any of the following provisions shall have committed a Class III offense and shall be subject to the fines set forth in subsection 1-109(3) of The Philadelphia Code:

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7.1 F-1011 (Fire escapes);

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SECTION 2. Subcode F of Title 4 (The Philadelphia Fire Code) is amended to read as follows. In this Section 2., italics and [brackets] have the meaning set forth in Code subsection F-1.2.1. Matter added to The Philadelphia Code in this Section 2. is set forth in Bold. Matter deleted from the Code is set forth in Strikethrough:

SUBCODE "F" (THE PHILADELPHIA FIRE CODE)

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CHAPTER 10 MEANS OF EGRESS

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[{B}] SECTION 1011 [EXIT SIGNS] FIRE ESCAPES

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F-1011.1 Fire escapes stairs.

Fire escapes stairs and fire escape balconies shall comply with this section.

F-1011.1.1 Definitions. The following definitions shall apply to this Section F-1011:

FIRE ESCAPE. A system of metal landings, balconies, stairs or ladders attached to a building that are not classified as an exterior stairway and are intended or designed to aid in egress from a building in an emergency.

FIRE ESCAPE BALCONY. A balcony that projects from the bu...

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